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What #embraceanchal Means to You

As we wrap things up at the Anchal offices & travel to visit family and friends this holiday season, we asked a few of our supporters what #embraceanchal has meant to them, here is what they have to share… “Giving an Anchal product as a gift is so powerful and compassionate & touches the hearts […]

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We Remember December

December marks the two year anniversary of the fatal gang rape of a young paramedical student in a moving bus in December 2012 that drew international attention. According to a new survey published in the Hindustan Times  this week 91% of women between ages 13 and 55 said New Delhi has not become any safer even with the […]

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Our top 6 gifts under $70

Finishing up your holiday shopping? We’ve got a great selection of gifts  at just the right prices   …. Here is the Anchal Team’s Top 6 Gifts under $70   1. Straight Didi Scarf, $65, shop this fun, geometric-printed blue, orange & cream straight scarf here.  2. Gift Card, starting at $25, this holiday season […]

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Get your holiday orders in soon!

To all our last minute shoppers – it’s the final few days to get your Anchal orders in to ensure their arrival by Christmas Eve!  Finish up your holiday shopping today with Anchal’s assortment of handcrafted pillows, quilts, scarves, totes, or maybe even one of our cheery holiday ornaments!  

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Artisan behind the Art

This morning’s Artisan behind the Art features the handiwork of Anchal’s Senior Artisan – Soni. Soni has been part of Anchal’s Artisan Program for close to 3 years & as a result is no longer part of the commercial sex trade in India.  By crafting beautiful quilts (like the Taaraa Quilt above) & scarves – […]

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All wrapped up in a Tote

Great for carrying holiday goodies & giving as a one-of-a-kind gift as well! Our Ekta Totes helps you to transport gifts (like an Anchal square scarf) to loved ones & gifting a chic tote in the process. Instead of just putting presents paper holiday sacks – give them holiday treats in something they’ll be able […]

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Words to Inspire

“Anchal has given us a new purpose in life. Things to look forward to and a reason to hope. Our daughters can have all of the things that we didn’t.” – Anchal Artisan This holiday season we ask you to embrace giving hope to our artisans.

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Anchal’s newest arrivals!

Say hello to Anchal’s newest line of products (they even make for great gifts!) 1. Anchal Gift Card - Not exactly sure what to get a loved one? How about an Anchal Gift Card!  Our new gift card allows you to let them get what they want, not what you think they want.   2. The […]

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Human Rights Day

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. This year’s slogan, Human Rights 365, encompasses the idea that every day is […]

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Our Top Gift of the Week

Is our straight scarf! Pick from a selection of bold colors with a flower print like this green scarf to softer colors with fun geometric prints like this rose scarf. & to couple with your new scarf – try a few styling tricks! Check out our post from November for all the details. Pick up one […]